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1,000 dollars and an idea : entrepreneur to billionaire

Author: Sam Wyly
Publisher: New York : Newmarket Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"My work is to create companies and build them," writes Sam Wyly in this memoir, which reveals how he established and expanded companies on the leading edge of advancements in technology, energy, retail, and investments over the last forty-five years. A natural storyteller, Wyly relates the process, relationships, struggles, and strategies that have made him one of the 1,000 wealthiest people in the world. Part  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Sam Wyly; Sam Wyly; Sam Wyly
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Wyly
ISBN: 9781557048035 1557048037 1557048258 9781557048257
OCLC Number: 191697363
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Gift of Sam Wyly, May 1, 2010.
Description: x, 261 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "Beat Tallulah" --
Flora's boys --
Big blue --
Peter Drucker wrote the bible --
Reach for a star, not a handful of mud --
Me and Ross Perot --
The birth of a company --
A thousand dollars and an idea --
Multinational entrepreneur --
If you can't join 'em, beat 'em --
Monopoly buster: Datran, or die trying --
Before there was software, there was Don Thomson --
Earth resources --
Bonanza --
Taking my losses --
Sterling software --
Money's not scarce --
Never let your pocketbook tell you what you can do --
The crafty woman --
Maverick investor --
The good earth.
Other Titles: 1000 dollars and an idea
One thousand dollars and an idea
Responsibility: Sam Wyly.
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"My work is to create companies and build them," writes Sam Wyly in this memoir, which reveals how he established and expanded companies on the leading edge of advancements in technology, energy, retail, and investments over the last forty-five years. A natural storyteller, Wyly relates the process, relationships, struggles, and strategies that have made him one of the 1,000 wealthiest people in the world. Part autobiography and part inspirational business guide, 1,000 Dollars and an Idea is full of refreshing insights and homespun life lessons about what it takes to create, grow, and build successful companies."--Jacket.

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